bat (one's) eyelashes

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bat (one's) eyelashes

To flirt with or feign romantic interest in someone, either by literally fluttering one's eyelashes or merely in general. Usually, but not exclusively, refers to women. She kept batting her eyelashes at me each time I talked to her, so I'm thinking of asking her out on a date. I like to bat my eyelashes at bartenders to see if I can get a drink or two for free.
See also: bat, eyelash
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And I didn't have to bat my eyelashes at some rich fella to do it.
Some of the people taking part are quite fake and they put on a smile and it doesn't look right - I don't bat my eyelashes and wear lots of make-up.
Before I can bat my eyelashes, before I can even try to act indifferent, they are dancing.